Transferring to Calvin after being enrolled at another college or university? Here are the steps you should take to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of financial aid.

STEP 1

Apply for admission

Target date: February if you're starting in the fall; October if you're starting in the spring.

You will automatically be considered for academic scholarships upon admission.

STEP 2

Apply for financial aid

Target date: March 1 if you're starting in the fall; November 1 if you're starting in the spring.

  • Obtain a signature PIN for both you and your parents at www.pin.ed.gov
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov
  • Complete the Calvin supplemental aid form to describe any additional factors impacting your ability to pay for college.

STEP 3

Provide any requested items

Target date: March if you're starting in the fall; November if you're starting in the spring.

Approximately one third of families are required to submit additional documentation for a federal process called verification.

STEP 4

Receive your financial aid package

Target date: April if you're starting in the fall; December if you're starting in the spring.

The moment you've been waiting for: See how much aid you're eligible to receive. Use Calvin's awards tracking tool » to see what your current awards are (login required).

STEP 5

Confirm your enrollment

Target date: May if you're starting in the fall; December if you're starting in the spring.

Make your final college decision and confirm your enrollment »

STEP 6

Accept awards and finalize loans

Target date: June-July if you're starting in the fall; December-January if you're starting in the spring.